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City, University of London

City, University of London

London, England, United Kingdom

  • 341 QS World University Rankings 2014

  • 347 QS World University Rankings 2013

  • 301 QS World University Rankings 2015

Campus setting Urban
Living cost RM 8,100 per month
Student population Large (More than 10,000)
International students 56%
Institution type Public


City, University of London is a leading international university and the only university in London to be both committed to academic excellence and focused on business and the professions.

We are proud of the quality of our education, research and enterprise and our position among the top five per cent of universities in the world (Times Higher Education World Rankings 2014/15) and 9th for graduate-level jobs (The Sunday Times University Guide 2015).

City's unique focus on both academic excellence and business and the professions contributes to making City a leading global university and we are proud of our high rankings in recent surveys.

  • 1st in London for teaching quality (The Times and The Sunday Times University League Table 2016)
  • 2nd in London for student experience (The Times and The Sunday Times University League Table 2016)
  • 4th in London for graduate career prospects (The Times and The Sunday Times University League Table 2016)
  • 87% of students are satisfied with the quality of their education (2015 National Student Survey)
  • Top 5% of universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015)
  • 40% of total academics producing research that is world-leading or internationally excellent (2014 Research Excellence Framework)
Campus Information 

There are plenty of activities, events, facilities and services you can benefit from, even if you're not a student. These include free events, health clinics, legal advice, employment opportunities and state-of-the-art sports facilities. We also offer a range of services for businesses.

We offer a wide range of eye care services to the general public including free eye tests, comprehensive eye examinations and access to a range of spectacles at a 20% discount on high street RRP. Alongside a general clinic, City Sight runs a variety of specialist clinics, including those for binocular vision, children, colour vision, contact lenses, specific learning difficulties, spectacles and visual impairment.

Legal advice
Alongside their studies, City, University of London Law students provide a range of services including free, confidential and independent legal advice and clinics on all areas of common law and employment law.

City’s leading academics regularly deliver public lectures at the University and external speakers range from Nobel Prize winners and Tech City innovators to industry leaders and policy makers. A range of free concerts are also held at City throughout the year, from genres that encompass both the traditional and the experimental. The majority of events are free to attend and open to the general public. 

CitySport, the University's sports and fitness centre, aims to provide a sporting hub for local people alongside students and staff at the University.

City, University of London is located in Islington, in central London. Both professionally and personally, our students have the opportunity to benefit from all that London has to offer. City, University of London offers a wide range of accommodation, including modern and newly refurbished halls of residence a short walk from the main University buildings.


At City, we offer a range of accommodation, including modern and newly refurbished halls of residence a short walk from the main university buildings as well as private accommodation.

The halls of residence have modern study bedrooms and living space. Electricity, heating and water bills are included in the fees and there are computer and telephone points in every bedroom.

All the halls are within easy travelling distance of the main site in Northampton Square.

Courses Available 
  • Law
  • Business
  • Health and Medicine
  • Engineering
  • Mass Communication & Media